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Press release: Statement issued by Bond, the UK network for organisations working in international development, of which Concern is a member.
Tamsyn Barton, CEO, Bond said:
"Today, some of the UK’s leading charities met at Bond’s offices to discuss zero tolerance of sexual exploitation across the international development sector. The sector is committed to responding to the justifiable anger felt by the communities we work with, the British public and colleagues.
Every day, the international development sector works to meet urgent needs and solve global poverty issues, but we recognise that in some cases the sector has fallen short and let down the vulnerable people we work with. We are committed to meeting the high standards expected of us and we acknowledge the need for improvement.
NGOs have committed to the following principles:
Notes to Editor
Bond is the UK network for organisations working in international development. Bond unites and supports a diverse network of over 450 civil society organisations and allies to help eradicate global poverty, inequality and injustice.
For more information please contact Maryam Mohsin, [email protected] or 07555 336029